Active motorised implants within the human body.

Date: 25 August at 11am




We are all used to hearing about implantable medical devices such as pace-makers etc, but what about medical implants containing small motors driving pumps or dosing drugs within the human body. It sounds like science fiction, but the truth is more and more companies are exploring the possibilities of what the humble DC motor can do within the body.

The webinar will cover the history of implantable motors and what the future might hold. Also from an engineering viewpoint what’s involved in making a motor that’s going to spend its life within the body. Put simply, how is it done and why